JCF mourns Constable who died in motor vehicle collision in Trelawny 

A Police Constable died as a result of injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle collision along the Hague main road in Trelawny, last night.

He has been identified as 19-year-old Constable Christopher Ricketts who was assigned to the St. James police division.

Reports are that about 11:50 PM, Ricketts was driving a Mazda Demio motor car, with a colleague on board, along the roadway when he collided with a Toyota Fielder.

The police were summoned and Ricketts, his colleague and the two occupants of the Toyota Fielder were taken to hospital.

Ricketts was pronounced dead, and his colleague admitted in serious, but stable condition.

The occupants of the Toyota Fielder were treated and released.

The police high command has expressed sadness at the death of Constable Ricketts. 

It notes that the force’s chaplaincy branch and welfare department are providing support to his family members, friends, and colleagues, while expressing condolences to them.


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